Chicken Roast

1. Chicken. - 2 lb
2. Onion - 1(thinly sliced)
3. Ginger - 2 tbsp(paste)
4. Garlic - 1 tbsp (paste)
5. Green Chilli - 1 tsp(paste)
6. Curry Leaves - 7-9
7. Cilantro - 1tbsp(chopped)
8. Vegetable Oil - 2 tbsp
9. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
10. Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
11. Corriander powder - 1 tbsp
12. Pepper - 1 tsp(roasted & crushed)
13. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
14.Whole garam masala (1 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1 cinnamon stick) - 1 tsp

Method of Preparation:
1. Marinate the cleaned chicken pieces with salt, turmeric and lime juice for about an hour.
2. In a wok, heat oil and splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaves, and whole garam masala.
3. Add the ginger,garlic and green chilli paste to it and roast in medium flame.Add the thinly sliced onion and half of the chopped cilantro leaves to it.
4. Roast the onion and cilantro with a pinch of salt and pepper until translucent.
5. Add red chilli powder and corriander powder to it.
6. Add the marinated chicken to it and cook it in low flame with closed lid.
7. Keep stirring occasionally until the chicken is well cooked in its own water and all the gravy dries out.
8. Garnish Chicken Roast with chopped cilantro leaves and lime and serve it with hot steamed rice.


  1. Hi Srishida,

    Tried out this recipe twice, came out really well. Second time I tried with 1/4 cup red wine in it, was good :)


  2. Hey srishi, Tried out this recipe a couple of days ago and as a sure hit ...sid and arav both liked it a lot ....thanxs for sharing .....cant wait to try out ur othr recipes ........